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              [newspaper clipping]
                            A daughter of General Heint-
zelman produces letters of her father showing
that in the retreat from the positions on the
Chickahominy after the battle of Gaines�s Mill,
he regarded himself as acting strictly in accor-
dance with the letter and spirit of his orders re-
ceived by him, and was confident, also, that his
movement was in itself right.

[Gunn�s handwriting]
Exactly so.  The old churl had a
keen eye to his own interest and
advancement, and was, in conse-
quence, a persistent partisan of
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